Noah premiered this week starring Russell Crowe, surprising many by sweeping the box office and garnering a “Fresh” certification from Rotten Tomatoes (a website devoted to reviewing and rating movies). For this weeks blog entry, here’s a quick look back on two of the most successful and profitable movies of all time, both biblical.
The Ten Commandments (1956)
The movie grossed $122.7 million at the box office during its release in 1956, and is allegedly the seventh most successful film of all time according to the Guinness World Records.
The highest grossing film of 1959, Beh-Hur, is the second-highest grossing film in history, winning 11 Academy Awards. Charlton Heston played the lead of Jonah.